The first of the Just World Indoor Bowls finals comes under the hammer tomorrow afternoon (Monday 21st January at 1pm ) and will be a thrilling survival of the fittest between arguably four of the best players on the WBT circuit.
The 11th day of action in the Just World Indoor Championships promises to be a blockbuster … with Mark Dawes getting his campaign up and running as he begins the defense of his World Indoor Singles title against season Potters campaigner Graham McKee from Belfast.
Three time world singles champin Andy Thomson MBE and local Norfolk personality Wayne Willgress lit up the International Arena at Potters with a large crowd of vociferous supporters keen to follow their 1st round head to head in the Just World Indoor Singles Championship.
Former champions Alison Merrien MBE and Ellen Falkner complete Wednesday’s semi-final line up of the Just Women’s World Matchplay Singles
The JUST Women’s World Matchplay Singles took centre stage earlier today with eight participants all vying for a berth in Wednesday’s semi-finals.
Sunday’s semi-finals of the Just World Mixed pairs is sure to be a highly popular day with full house crowds guaranteed at the 5* venue in Hopton on Sea.
Four more former world indoor singles champions threw their hat into the rink when they claimed their second round places after some tough exchanges today. Three matches were decided 2-0 in a tie break, with only Nick Brett winning in straight sets.
Last year’s beaten finalist Robert Paxton kept his title hope alive of going one step further this year that he did against Blackpool’s Mark Dawes in the title decider twelve months ago when he held off Carlisle qualifier Ian McIntosh in their exchange today.
Ranked number 2 on the WBT Ranking List, David Gourlay was the second RED SHIRT to surprisingly fall from grace going down to Nottingham’s Simon Skelton as Day 6 of the World Indoor Singles Championship unfolded at Potters.
Scott Edwards caused the first major upset of the world indoor singles championship in the opening match of the 6th day of action at Potters
The second day of action in the World Singles Championship unfolded today, with three matches down for decision where the seeded players outpointed the qualifiers in all of the exchanges to move through to the 2nd Round.
Saturday night saw Scots Paul Foster and Alex Marshall along with fellow countryman Ronnie Duncan and Colin Walker from Midlothian both securing their places against each other in the first of the World Pairs semi-finals tomorrow afternoon (Monday 14th)
It was a day of mixed emotions as the World Pairs Championships unfolded earlier today with Australia keeping their title hopes alive while defending champions the defending champions were counted out.
Australia and Ireland lead both their respective sections of the Overseas Qualifying match after the opening exchanges in the JUST. World Pairs qualifiers which swung into action at the Hopton on Sea bowls powerhouse earlier today (Thurdsay 10th Jan).
Potters Resort’s very own bowls ambassador, Greg Harlow, took on Norwich City legend Darren Eadie in a charity bowls match and raised £1,000 for the local office of The Prince’s Trust to help disadvantaged young people in the region.